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Beach-themed fundraiser attracts the young and the beautiful

| Sunday, July 28, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
Andrea Howell and Allyn Lewis during Summer Soiree: Pretty in Paradise – UPMC Cancer Center at the Cabana Bar at Oxford Athletic Club on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Mike Mancini | for the Tribune Review
Miss Pennsylvania America Annie Rosellini, Elena LaQuatra and Miss Laurel Highlands Ashley Schmider during Summer Soiree: Pretty in Paradise – UPMC Cancer Center at the Cabana Bar at Oxford Athletic Club on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Mike Mancini | for the Tribune Review

Summer Soiree: Pretty In Paradise lured a stylish crowd to the Cabana Bar in Wexford on July 25 where the scene could easily be summed up in two words: young and beautiful. Hosted by Pretty Living PR, the event served as a fundraiser for UPMC's Cancer Center for Melanoma Research, drawing 250 guests to the beachy, outdoor venue.

Fashionistas as far as the eye could see were employing some clever maneuvering through the sandy spots, sky-high stilettos doing nothing to deter the likes of Pretty Living co-owner Allyn Lewis, Miss Pennsylvania Annie Rosellini, Miss Laurel Highlands Ashley Schmider and Elena LaQuatra from making the rounds.

Meanwhile, Suzanne Buczak rocked a retro look, Mike Namey, Nicole Namey, Zoe Namey and Paul Namey were enjoying their perch at the bar, and makeup artist Brazil Raine was putting the finishing touches on a runway full of models showing off 32 looks from Cleveland-based designer Andrea Howell's Tidal Cool Creations.

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